UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:12am EST
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Nov 28 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* German power utility E.ON SE is on the brink of a deal to sell its Spanish operations for 2.5 billion euros ($3.12 billion) to Australian infrastructure investor Macquarie Group Ltd and a Kuwaiti state fund, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

* Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc, the operator of a website and smartphone app selling Japanese-themed goods worldwide, is considering an initial public offering outside Japan before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Bloomberg reported, citing an interview with Chief Executive Tomohide Kamei. (bloom.bg/1ptCgUO)

* Italian property firm Prelios and U.S. asset manager Fortress have made "an important step forward" in talks with UniCredit to buy the Italian bank's bad loan unit UCCMB, one source close to the matter said on Thursday.